[dih-kot-uh-muh s]


divided or dividing into two parts.
of or relating to dichotomy.

Origin of dichotomous

1680–90; < Late Latin dichotomos < Greek dichótomos. See dicho-, -tome, -ous
Related formsdi·chot·o·mous·ly, adverbdi·chot·o·mous·ness, nounnon·di·chot·o·mous, adjectivenon·di·chot·o·mous·ly, adverbun·di·chot·o·mous, adjectiveun·di·chot·o·mous·ly, adverb
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